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Postal workers’ strike coming at Royal Mail after huge vote for action

Tue, 2019-10-15 15:55
Workers in Royal Mail are gearing up for a major battle after posting a stunning vote in favour of national strikes.

Stand with Catalonia after new wave of repression

Tue, 2019-10-15 14:22
Massive protests erupted across Catalonia this week after a Spanish court sentenced nine pro-independence Catalan leaders to vicious prison terms.

Celebrate the climate movement - and join it

Tue, 2019-10-15 14:11
The International Rebellion has brought together tens of thousands of people across the globe to demand climate justice.

Labour MPs use Brexit to stop a Corbyn government

Tue, 2019-10-15 14:07
Right wing Labour MPs ganged up at a meeting in parliament on Monday evening to insist that there shouldn’t be a snap election.

Queen’s speech is a preview of a repressive Tory election manifesto

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:56
The queen’s speech on Monday won’t lead to many, if any, new laws.

Imperialists betray the Kurds—again

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:48
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have denounced Donald Trump’s decision to pull back American troops blocking a Turkish invasion of northern Syria as a “betrayal”. Of course they’re right.

Pressure to reach Brexit deal adds to huge crisis for Boris Johnson

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:39
Boris Johnson this week faces one of the biggest crises of his ­government.

Obituary - Alan Hunt, 1927-2019

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:36
Members of Chesterfield Socialist Workers Party were very sad to learn of the death of Alan Hunt aged 89. He has been a member of the branch for many years.

Steel workers march in Newport AND unions round up

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:29
eCourier workers who are members of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB), struck for two days from last Thursday.

Strike to shelve cuts plan at libraries in West Yorkshire

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:25
Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire were set to hold a 48-hour strike from Monday of next week.

Workers at Nottingham College deliver no confidence vote in boss

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:19
UCU union members at Nottingham College plan to hold 14 more days of strike next month in a battle over new contracts.

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:13
Over 250 education workers, students and activists joined the Climate emergency—educating for the future conference in London last Saturday.

Sixth form workers set for strike over pay and funding

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:08
NEU union members in 23 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Thursday in a battle over pay and funding.

Lincolnshire health worker action spreads

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:04
Health visitors in Lincolnshire are escalating their fight for equal pay and terms and conditions.

Reviews round-up—Joy Labinjo and Roy Lichtenstein

Tue, 2019-10-15 13:01
The Hatton Gallery,

International round-up - US car workers’ strike continues

Tue, 2019-10-15 12:55
Bosses at General Motors n the US offered a new contract, as a strike of nearly 50,000 workers entered its fifth week

Treat drug use as a health issue, not a criminal one

Tue, 2019-10-15 12:53
Sadie Robinson looks at a new programme to give heroin users diamorphine which aims to help people escape addiction

Giri - Haji—new crime thriller doesn’t quite live up to ambition

Tue, 2019-10-15 12:48
Ambitious is a good way to describe Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame).

Giri/Haji—new crime thriller doesn’t quite live up to ambition

Tue, 2019-10-15 12:48
Ambitious is a good way to describe Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame).

Health service battles for equal pay justice

Tue, 2019-10-15 12:42
Two groups of health workers in the north west of England are escalating their fight for equal pay.